Industry Calendar

The calendar contains a listing of ongoing trade shows, conferences and seminars for professionals in wood-related jobs as well as for students and teachers of career technical education (CTE) programs. You will also see links to other website that host “live” updated industry calendars with upcoming events, etc.

ASC Conventions & Expos

Adhesives and Sealant Council sponsors conventions and expos in spring and fall, with technically oriented educational programming and exhibits for large and small companies, manufacturers and suppliers.


Largest woodworking trade show in North America in the odd-numbered years. Held in Las Vegas. Has industry awards and student competition for high school and post secondary level students from U.S. and Canada.

Cabinets & Closets Expo

The largest annual conference and expo event for MANUFACTURERS, SPECIFIERS, and DESIGNERS of CUSTOM CABINETS, CLOSETS, GARAGES, STORAGE AND OTHER ORGANIZATION PRODUCTS. Takes place in February, location varies.

College of Woodworking Knowledge®

An extensive industry education program offered in conjunction with the biennial AWFS Fair in Las Vegas. Seminars of varying length on industry hot topics all carry Continuing Education Units (CEU). A special "Teacher Track" features seminars developed for expressly for educators from school wood programs.


Mexican trade show showcasing the components, materials and machinery used in the cabinetmaking and furniture fabrication industries. The show includes an event recognizing student talent from related school programs. EXPOAMPIMM takes place in Mexico City.


Annual international machinery and supplies exhibition for the furniture, woodworking, mattress and upholstered industries, Mexico.

International Association of Plastics Distributors (IAPD)

International association representing companies that distribute and manufacture plastics materials.

International Builder’s Show

Large annual show of builders and suppliers of the home building industry. Sponsored by NAHB.

International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Annual North American event featuring the display of cutting edge contemporary design plus programs appropriate for interior designers, architects, store design professionals, manufacturers and students.

International Woodworking Fair (IWF)

Largest woodworking machinery and supply fair in the western hemisphere. Held biennially in even-numbered years. Has industry awards and student furniture competition at post secondary level.

Kitchen and Bath Industry Show & Conference

Showcases the latest in kitchen and bath design, products, trends and ideas.

The International Surface Event (TISE)

Annual trade show for floor covering professionals with 1000 plus exhibitors, education program and live demonstrations. Held in Las Vegas.


Biennial trade show targeting sawmilling and woodworking manufacturers and suppliers. Held in Quebec.

TecnoMueble Internacional

Trade show for the furniture, wood and forest technology industries, Mexico.

The Woodworking Shows

Traveling regional trade shows for woodworkers and DIY'ers including an educational program.

Vermont Fine Furniture & Woodworking Festival

Held annually in September. Open to industry and consumers. Visit with fine furniture makers and wood artisans, purchase “Made-in-Vermont” furniture, see woodworking demonstrations and presentations, get decorating ideas using Vermont wood, enjoy hands-on-wood activities for children, and vote for the “Best-of-Show” furniture winner.

Wood Pro Expo (WPE)

North America’s largest resource for business news, product information and best practices in wood products manufacturing – WPE will feature industry education, an exhibit hall with operating machinery and leading wood products and supplies and focused networking opportunities. Wood Pro Expo will attract buyers looking for business partners in the industry to a professional, productive supplier/manufacturer event. Varying dates and locations

Woodworking Machinery & Supply (WMS) Expo

Toronto trade show for manufacturers offering machinery, equipment, products and services on the show floor, plus education sessions.

Woodworking Network Industry Events Calendar

The industry's most comprehensive events calendar. Find upcoming shows, workshops, training and more.

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